Quotations that match 'vietnam'.

I went to Kent State basically to avoid going to Vietnam, I had no idea what I was doing in the world. I was lost, and trying not to get into a fight every day. Mark Mothersbaugh
[ Avoid Basically Day Doing Every Fight Get Going Had Idea Into Kent Lost State Trying Vietnam Went World]
The people who were against the Vietnam War thought I was attacking the Army. The guys in the Army thought I was representing their experiences. I was on both sides, and I survived. Mort Walker
[ Against Army Attacking Both Experiences Guys Representing Sides Survived Their Thought Vietnam War Were]
George W. had a plan. He arranged to join the Air National Guard in Texas, which meant he would not be sent to Vietnam. Peter Jennings
[ Air Arranged George Guard Had Join Meant National Plan Sent Texas Vietnam Which Would]
What are we blaming? Is this Vietnam? We made a movie, it didn't make much money. I'm gonna be really happy if somebody watches it in 10 years' time and really enjoys it. Kevin Costner
[ Blaming Enjoys Gonna Happy Made Make Money Movie Much Really Somebody Time Vietnam Watches Years]
We now have the opportunity of giving to the USSR its Vietnam war. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Giving Now Opportunity Ussr Vietnam War]
I believe firmly in reconciliation among Vietnamese to avoid unnecessary shedding of the blood of Vietnamese. Duong Van Minh
[ Among Avoid Believe Blood Firmly Reconciliation Shedding Unnecessary Vietnamese]
I was with some Vietnamese recently, and some of them were smoking two cigarettes at the same time. That's the kind of customers we need! Jesse Helms
[ Cigarettes Customers Kind Need Recently Same Smoking Some Them Time Two Vietnamese Were]
I remember serving in Vietnam in that war, and many of us at the major Lieutenant Colonel, colonel level were frustrated that no one in the U.S. wanted to debate it that way. William Odom
[ Colonel Debate Frustrated Level Lieutenant Major Many Remember Serving Us Vietnam Wanted War Way Were]
There are two types of courage involved with what I did. When it comes to picking up a rifle, millions of people are capable of doing that, as we see in Iraq or Vietnam. But when it comes to risking their careers, or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment, it turns out that's remarkably rare. Daniel Ellsberg
[ Being Capable Careers Comes Courage Did Doing Establishment Invited Involved Iraq Lunch Millions Out Picking Rare Remarkably Rifle Risking See Their Turns Two Types Up Vietnam]
I got my head bashed in at a demonstration against the Vietnam War. Police were losing control because they were up against a world they really didn't understand. Terry Gilliam
[ Against Because Control Demonstration Got Head Losing Police Really Understand Up Vietnam War Were World]
There have been two popular subjects for poetry in the last few decades: the Vietnam War and AIDS, about both of which almost all of us have felt deeply. Thom Gunn
[ Aids Almost Been Both Decades Deeply Felt Few Last Poetry Popular Subjects Two Us Vietnam War Which]
I did three tours in Vietnam. I guess a total of about almost two years. Morley Safer
[ Almost Did Guess Three Total Tours Two Vietnam Years]
When the soldiers came home from Vietnam, there were no parades, no celebrations. So they built the Vietnam Memorial for themselves. William Westmoreland
[ Built Came Celebrations Home Memorial Parades Soldiers Themselves Vietnam Were]
The Vietnam memorial is a masterpiece. The names of the dead are listed there, chronologically. Just the names. William Westmoreland
[ Dead Just Listed Masterpiece Memorial Names Vietnam]
We wait here to meet the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam to discuss together a ceremony of orderly transfer of power so as to avoid any unnecessary bloodshed in the population. Duong Van Minh
[ Any Avoid Bloodshed Ceremony Discuss Government Here Meet Orderly Population Power Provisional Revolutionary South Together Transfer Unnecessary Vietnam Wait]
We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas. Ronald Reagan
[ Christmas Could Country Declare Home North Parking Pave Put Should Still Strips Vietnam War Whole]
And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population. I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under the benches in Washington Square; they thought they were back in the war. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Angels Back Benches Blue Coming Local Old Population Remember Scare Seeing Square Thought Under Vietnamese War Washington Were Women]
The war in Vietnam I thought a dreadful mistake. Stephen Ambrose
[ Dreadful Mistake Thought Vietnam War]
At least I'm at peace with myself. I have done my best to write a book about what really happened there and why it happened and it's done, it's published. I won't write another book on Vietnam. Neil Sheehan
[ Another Best Book Done Happened Least Myself Peace Published Really Vietnam Why Won Write]
Idealism that makes no distinction between areas where our national interest lies and those from which it is remote does no good for America. The weariness of the post-Versailles, post-Korea, post-Vietnam eras is never far from the national mood. Dick Morris
[ America Areas Between Distinction Does Eras Far Good Idealism Interest Lies Makes Mood National Never Our Remote Those Weariness Where Which]
We've committed many war crimes in Vietnam - but I'll tell you something interesting about that. We were committing war crimes in World War II, before the Nuremberg trials were held and the principle of war crimes was stated. George Wald
[ Before Committed Committing Crimes Held Ii Interesting Many Nuremberg Principle Something Stated Tell Trials Vietnam War Were World]
Vietnam was what we had instead of happy childhoods. Michael Herr
[ Childhoods Had Happy Instead Vietnam]
Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America. R. Lee Ermey
[ America Everybody Respects Veterans Vietnam]
I was caught up in the hysteria during the Vietnam era, which was brought about through Marxist propaganda underlying the so-called peace movement. Jon Voight
[ Brought Caught During Era Hysteria Marxist Movement Peace Propaganda So-Called Through Underlying Up Vietnam Which]
Well, I think everybody's a little jealous of the Vietnam Wall, even people from wars that already have good monuments. You have a monument like the Wall and nobody ever forgets your war, you can bet on that. Bruce Jackson
[ Already Bet Even Ever Everybody Forgets Good Jealous Little Monument Monuments Nobody Think Vietnam Wall War Wars Well Your]
When I was building the Vietnam Memorial, I never once asked the veterans what it was like in the war, because from my point of view, you don't pry into other people's business. Maya Lin
[ Asked Because Building Business Into Memorial Never Once Other Point Pry Veterans Vietnam View War]
The Vietnam War was happening, but Lubbock was... They put a pinch on it. Bob Livingston
[ Happening Pinch Put Vietnam War]
In Vietnam we have no political prisoners. No one is arrested or jailed for his or her speech or point of view. They are put in jail because they violated the law. Nong Duc Manh
[ Arrested Because Her His Jail Jailed Law Point Political Prisoners Put Speech Vietnam View Violated]
It's shades of Vietnam again, folks: body counts. Seymour Hersh
[ Again Body Counts Folks Shades Vietnam]
The entire deaths of Vietnam died in vain. And they're dying in vain right this very second. And you know what's worse than a soldier dying in vain? It's more soldiers dying in vain. That's what's worse. Mike Gravel
[ Deaths Died Dying Entire Know More Right Second Soldier Soldiers Than Vain Very Vietnam Worse]
South Vietnam had to be built from scratch and, from the very beginning, depended far too much on the Western superpowers. As in the case of a person on public welfare, this dependency, which became greater with each day, was quite difficult to shake. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ Became Beginning Built Case Day Depended Dependency Difficult Each Far Greater Had Much Person Public Quite Scratch Shake South Superpowers Too Very Vietnam Welfare Western Which]
The fact is that the Vietnamese held Americans after 1973. Bo Gritz
[ After Americans Fact Held Vietnamese]
Nixon did have a secret plan, and I knew that it involved making threats of nuclear war to North Vietnam. Daniel Ellsberg
[ Did Involved Knew Making Nixon North Nuclear Plan Secret Threats Vietnam War]
As the senior commander in Vietnam, I was aware of the potency of public opinion - and I worried about it. William Westmoreland
[ Aware Commander Opinion Potency Public Senior Vietnam Worried]
Johnson had been the most powerful man in the world, yet the North Vietnamese and the Vietcong had resisted, overcome his power, broken his will. Stephen Ambrose
[ Been Broken Had His Johnson Man Most North Overcome Power Powerful Resisted Vietnamese Will World Yet]
Since There are so many questions about what the president was doing over 30 years ago, what is it that he did after his honorable discharge from the National Guard? Did he make speeches alongside Jane Fonda denouncing America's racist war in Vietnam? Jeff Gannon
[ After Ago Alongside America Denouncing Did Discharge Doing Fonda Guard His Honorable Jane Make Many National Over President Questions Since Speeches Vietnam War Years]
The biggest lesson I learned from Vietnam is not to trust our own government statements. I had no idea until then that you could not rely on them. J. William Fulbright
[ Biggest Could Government Had Idea Learned Lesson Our Own Rely Statements Them Then Trust Until Vietnam]
The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time, even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps to a majority of Americans. Howard Fineman
[ Americans Crusades Even Good Idea Majority Noble Only Perhaps Press Seemed Time Vietnam Watergate]
I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service. John F. Kerry
[ Both Courage Includes Just Learned Military Patriotism Protest Saw Service Stop Struggle Vietnam War]
I deliberately did not read anything about the Vietnam War because I felt the politics of the war eclipsed what happened to the veterans. The politics were irrelevant to what this memorial was. Maya Lin
[ Anything Because Deliberately Did Eclipsed Felt Happened Irrelevant Memorial Politics Read Veterans Vietnam War Were]
I'm sure that President Johnson would never have pursued the war in Vietnam if he'd ever had a Fulbright to Japan, or say Bangkok, or had any feeling for what these people are like and why they acted the way they did. He was completely ignorant. J. William Fulbright
[ Acted Any Bangkok Completely Did Ever Feeling Had Ignorant Japan Johnson Never President Pursued Say Sure These Vietnam War Way Why Would]
I believe Johnson understood that the reason was Vietnam. I also believe that he felt that if there was a way to communicate the real issues in Vietnam, that the reasons would be answered or understood. But there was just no way to communicate. Lew Wasserman
[ Also Answered Believe Communicate Felt Issues Johnson Just Real Reason Reasons Understood Vietnam Way Would]
East Asia has prospered since the end of the Vietnam War, and Northeast Asia has prospered since the end of the Korean War in a way that seems unimaginable when you think of the history of the first half of the century. William Kirby
[ Asia Century East End First Half History Korean Northeast Prospered Seems Since Think Unimaginable Vietnam War Way]
I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle. Barry Goldwater
[ Could Ended Look Made Month Mud North Vietnam War]
I always felt more emotionally attached to Cambodia than I did to Vietnam. Ed Bradley
[ Always Attached Cambodia Did Emotionally Felt More Than Vietnam]
By the end of the summer of 1973 I thought it was virtually impossible for South Vietnam to survive. How in the heck could they? William Westmoreland
[ Could End Heck How Impossible South Summer Survive Thought Vietnam Virtually]
These men were wrongfully rejected, the veterans. The fighting man should never have been blamed for Vietnam. Neil Sheehan
[ Been Blamed Fighting Man Men Never Rejected Should These Veterans Vietnam Were Wrongfully]
Certainly the Australians were buried in Korea. But I think that from Vietnam on, all the killed were brought home to America or to Australia, in our case. Peter Scott
[ America Australia Australians Brought Buried Case Certainly Home Killed Korea Our Think Vietnam Were]
In point of fact all Americans are automatically turned down by China these days because of the escalation of Johnson's war in Vietnam, which several times has intruded into China. Anna Louise Strong
[ Americans Automatically Because China Days Down Escalation Fact Into Johnson Point Several These Times Turned Vietnam War Which]
When I was a boy we didn't wake up with Vietnam and have Cyprus for lunch and the Congo for dinner. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Boy Congo Cyprus Dinner Lunch Up Vietnam Wake]
Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War. Breyten Breytenbach
[ Better Catharsis Expressed Grassroots History How Injustice Mind Moral Opposition Popular Powerful Resistance Shown Sometimes Still Through Vietnam War Your]
My mind-set is Munich. Most of my generation's is Vietnam. Madeleine Albright
[ Generation Most Munich Vietnam]
In revealing the workings of government that led to the Vietnam War, the newspapers nobly did precisely that which the Founders hoped and trusted they would do. Hugo Black
[ Did Founders Government Hoped Led Newspapers Nobly Precisely Revealing Trusted Vietnam War Which Workings Would]
I believe we can continue the Great Society while we fight in Vietnam. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Believe Continue Fight Great Society Vietnam While]
Vietnam was a lie but at least there was a political agenda. It was the domino theory. Iraq is about nothing but George Bush's ego laced with imperialist ambitions. And it was helped by your government. Donald Sutherland
[ Agenda Ambitions Bush Domino Ego George Government Helped Imperialist Iraq Laced Least Lie Nothing Political Theory Vietnam Your]
I remember the day I found out my draft status. I was really floored and kind of staggered around in a daze. It just hadn't occurred to me that I could end up in Vietnam. Parker Stevenson
[ Around Could Day Draft End Floored Found Hadn Just Kind Occurred Out Really Remember Staggered Status Up Vietnam]
I learned a lot from Vietnam veterans, especially as some of them turned against their own war. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Against Especially Learned Lot Own Some Their Them Turned Veterans Vietnam War]
What they fear, I think rightly, is that traditional Vietnamese society cannot survive the American economic and cultural impact. J. William Fulbright
[ American Cannot Cultural Economic Fear Impact Rightly Society Survive Think Traditional Vietnamese]
And just as there was something of every Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh so there is something of Ho Chi Minh in almost every present-day Vietnamese, so strong is his imprint on the Vietnamese nation. Wilfred Burchett
[ Almost Chi Every His Ho Imprint Just Minh Nation Present-Day Present-Day Something Strong Vietnamese]
After the 1954 Geneva international conference, Vietnam was divided into two parts. On paper, North and South Vietnam were twin countries born at the same moment. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ After Born Conference Countries Divided Geneva International Into Moment North Paper Parts Same South Twin Two Vietnam Were]
I wasn't for Vietnam. When I told that to the hippie newspaper, all my people got nervous. Loretta Lynn
[ Got Hippie Nervous Newspaper Told Vietnam]
Vietnam was as much a laboratory experiment as a war. John Pilger
[ Experiment Laboratory Much Vietnam War]
I'm sure it is, I'm not for any kind of war, we've been engaged in several wars since the second world war and we lost in Korea, we lost in Vietnam, they are political wars, they have nothing to do with any real threat, nor does this one. Larry Hagman
[ Any Been Does Engaged Kind Korea Lost Nor Nothing Political Real Second Several Since Sure Threat Vietnam War Wars World]
President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden. He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone. William Westmoreland
[ Alone Broaden Brothers Did Johnson Leave North President South Their Vietnam Vietnamese Want Wanted War]
He's a novice, but he's had these - he's experienced in leadership in tight circumstances. He started - he dropped the first bomb, led the first air strike into North Vietnam. James Stockdale
[ Air Bomb Circumstances Dropped Experienced First Had Into Leadership Led North Novice Started Strike These Tight Vietnam]
Back then when Chomsky and Herman wrote, the left, myself among them, all knew that something terrible was happening in Vietnam, though most now claim to remember otherwise. James Donald
[ Among Back Claim Happening Herman Knew Left Most Myself Now Otherwise Remember Something Terrible Them Then Though Vietnam Wrote]
We are trying to remake Vietnamese society, a task which certainly cannot be accomplished by force and which probably cannot be accomplished by any means available to outsiders. J. William Fulbright
[ Accomplished Any Available Cannot Certainly Force Means Outsiders Probably Remake Society Task Trying Vietnamese Which]
I only follow one party: the Vietnamese party. Ho Chi Minh
[ Follow Only Party Vietnamese]
But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics. Tim Holden
[ Acts America Badge Brave Combat Continued Despite Establish Heroic Honor Pilots Struggle Their These Veterans Vietnam]
Your generation and mine have had very little real experience; we've been severed from the direct experience of war by some very good things. By the end of the draft, and by the defeat in Vietnam. Michael Ignatieff
[ Been Defeat Direct Draft End Experience Generation Good Had Little Mine Real Severed Some Things Very Vietnam War Your]
Although I wasn't able to get a visa for Vietnam, I was able to talk with swift boat veterans to get a feel for the time and place, and I visited a tropical prison in the Philippines to get a sense of what a Vietnamese prison might have been like. Tony Hillerman
[ Able Although Been Boat Feel Get Might Philippines Place Prison Sense Swift Talk Time Tropical Veterans Vietnam Vietnamese Visa Visited]
From its inception, South Vietnam was only considered to be an outpost in the war against communism. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ Against Communism Considered Inception Only South Vietnam War]
The crimes committed by the North Vietnamese regime against the Vietnamese people were minor compared to the crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge against the Cambodians, but for us on the left they were emotionally far more significant. James Donald
[ Against Committed Compared Crimes Emotionally Far Khmer Left Minor More North Regime Rouge Significant Us Vietnamese Were]
We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers. Joni Mitchell
[ Born Compilation Coverage Creativity Critical During Free Had Listening Managed Meantime Noticed Out Playing Put Radio Soldiers Some Songs Stations Their These Together Vietnam War Were]
Henry Kissinger is the greatest living war criminal in the world today, with the blood of millions of people in Vietnam and Cambodia and Laos and Chile and East Timor on his hands. He will never appear in a court or be behind bars. George Galloway
[ Appear Bars Behind Blood Cambodia Chile Court Criminal East Greatest Hands Henry His Kissinger Living Millions Never Timor Today Vietnam War Will World]
Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind. William Westmoreland
[ Any Censorship Confused Ever First Fought Get Mind Public Terribly Things Vietnam War Without]
Throughout the 20th century, the Republican Party benefited from a non-interventionist foreign policy. Think of how Eisenhower came in to stop the Korean War. Think of how Nixon was elected to stop the mess in Vietnam. Ron Paul
[ Benefited Came Century Eisenhower Elected Foreign How Korean Mess Nixon Party Policy Republican Stop Think Throughout Vietnam War]
Vietnamese must be made to feel that they are racial inferiors with no right to national identity. Wilfred Burchett
[ Feel Identity Inferiors Made Must National Racial Right Vietnamese]
I have been to several wars to draw. I went to Vietnam. And made drawings in Vietnam during that period of the war there, and found that to be a very very sad situation. Gerald Scarfe
[ Been Draw Drawings During Found Made Period Sad Several Situation Very Vietnam War Wars Went]
The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam. J. G. Ballard
[ American Assassination Car Dream Dreams Fantasies Gas Images Kennedy Longer More Nightmares Now Out Over Run Stopped Supplies Vietnam Watergate World]
During the Fifties, political and military activities in Vietnam were heavily influenced by the French, who as recent colonial masters, made all-important decisions. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ Activities Colonial Decisions During Fifties French Heavily Influenced Made Masters Military Political Recent Vietnam Were]
So, I've never been politically correct, even before that term was available to us, and I have really identified with other people who don't want to be read as just a black poet, or just a woman poet, or just someone who represents a cause, an anti-Vietnam war poet. Diane Wakoski
[ Available Been Before Black Cause Correct Even Identified Just Never Other Poet Politically Read Really Represents Someone Term Us Want War Woman]
Ho joined the French socialist party, the first Vietnamese to be a member of a French political party. Wilfred Burchett
[ First French Ho Joined Member Party Political Socialist Vietnamese]
I was proud of the youths who opposed the war in Vietnam because they were my babies. Benjamin Spock
[ Babies Because Opposed Proud Vietnam War Were Youths]
I wrote a novel about the combat experiences I didn't have in Vietnam. Tracy Kidder
[ Combat Experiences Novel Vietnam Wrote]
I felt just overwhelmed by input: the Vietnam war and the collapse of the '60s and the proliferation of media' it just felt like everything was too much to handle and you just tuned out. Richard Hell
[ Collapse Everything Felt Handle Input Just Media Much Out Overwhelmed Proliferation Too Tuned Vietnam War]
Forty years ago this country went down a rabbit hole in Vietnam and millions died. I fear we're going down a rabbit hole once again - and if people can stop and think and reflect on some of the ideas and issues in this movie, perhaps I've done some damn good here! Errol Morris
[ Again Ago Country Damn Died Done Down Fear Forty Going Good Here Hole Ideas Issues Millions Movie Once Perhaps Rabbit Reflect Some Stop Think Vietnam Went Years]
This is the voice of Vietnam Broadcasting from Hanoi, capitol of the Democratic republic of Vietnam. Hanoi Hannah
[ Broadcasting Capitol Democratic Hanoi Republic Vietnam Voice]
Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Aggression Because Escalation Increased Mindless Numbers Others Our Vietnam Will]
To win in Vietnam, we will have to exterminate a nation. Benjamin Spock
[ Exterminate Nation Vietnam Will Win]
Philadelphia reflected the national turmoil over race and the Vietnam War, often exploding on my watch. Andrea Mitchell
[ Exploding National Often Over Philadelphia Race Reflected Turmoil Vietnam War Watch]
You remember all those phrases about how "these people" - Asians - don't value human life like we do. Well if you spend any time around them, you discover that they love their children just as much as we love ours. That is certainly true of the Vietnamese. Neil Sheehan
[ Any Around Asians Certainly Children Discover How Human Just Life Love Much Ours Phrases Remember Spend Their Them These Those Time True Value Vietnamese Well]
You don't attack the grunts of Vietnam; you blame the theory behind the war. Nobody who fought in that war was at fault. It was the war itself that was at fault. It's the same thing with psychotherapy. James Hillman
[ Attack Behind Blame Fault Fought Grunts Itself Nobody Psychotherapy Same Theory Thing Vietnam War]
The American invasion did not succeed in Vietnam, and will never succeed in Iraq. Mohammed Aldouri
[ American Did Invasion Iraq Never Succeed Vietnam Will]
I'm not so sure that people consider homelessness to be as important as, say, the Vietnam War. One should never even try to equate them because, of course, they're tragedies on both sides of the coin. Graham Nash
[ Because Both Coin Consider Course Equate Even Homelessness Important Never Say Should Sides Sure Them Tragedies Try Vietnam War]
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam. Martin Luther King, Jr. War
[ Battlefield Casualties Down Great Greatest Shot Society Vietnam War]
Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Aggression Bases Conquest Domination Empire Forceful Foreign Just North Our Prevent Purpose Put Simply South Success Vietnam]
The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black, were the ultimate sacrifice. Marion Berry
[ Black Brave Died Men More Sacrifice Than Ultimate Vietnam Were Which]
Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters. Willie Stargell
[ Helped Heroes Hitters Realize Really True Vietnam World]
No one is immune from the larger events of his or her time - the Depression, World War II, civil rights, Vietnam, the spring of 1989 in China. These events intrude upon our lives and radically affect our directions. Paul Tsongas
[ Affect China Civil Depression Directions Events Her His Ii Immune Intrude Larger Lives Our Radically Rights Spring These Time Upon Vietnam War World]
I couldn't be happier that President Bush has stood up for having served in the National Guard, because I can finally put an end to all those who questioned my motives for enlisting in the Army Reserve at the height of the Vietnam War. Larry David
[ Army Because Bush End Finally Guard Happier Having Height Motives National President Put Questioned Reserve Served Stood Those Up Vietnam War]
If the Mets can win the World Series, the United States can get out of Vietnam. Tom Seaver
[ Get Mets Out Series States United Vietnam Win World]
John Kerry's service did not end in Vietnam. It began there. Max Cleland
[ Began Did End John Kerry Service Vietnam]
The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,... Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don't want to do that and that's their decision. Ho Chi Minh
[ Among Apparently Been Decision Exist Forward Government Heal Move Object Our Particularly Positive Relationship Some Their Veterans Vietnam Vietnamese Want Wounds]
Emmy Lou Harris introduced me to the work of the Vietnam Veterans of America foundation and the Campaign for a Land Mine Free World. Mary Chapin Carpenter
[ America Campaign Emmy Foundation Free Harris Introduced Land Lou Mine Veterans Vietnam Work World]
The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural. And that is why we didn't make it. Henry A. Kissinger
[ Abstract Emphasize Interest Make National Nixon President Principles Rather Required Than Tried Unnatural Us Vietnam War Why]
Any of these Vietnam vets that have been there and know the deal, they don't feel that any Hollywood endeavor about the Vietnam era has ever gotten it right yet. Sam Elliott
[ Any Been Deal Endeavor Era Ever Feel Gotten Hollywood Know Right These Vets Vietnam Yet]
It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too. And we definitely grew up listening to the stories. Vanessa Kerry War
[ Both Brothers Dad Definitely Fiancee Grew Had Her Just Life Listening Mean Mom Our Part Same Stories Story Time Too Up Vietnam]
I would not trade you a billion dollars for the kids I led to combat in Vietnam or in fact any of the Marines that I served with for a quarter of a century. Oliver North
[ Any Billion Century Combat Dollars Fact Kids Led Marines Quarter Served Trade Vietnam Would]
If you run an Internet search on Vietnam and the war, most of the information you get begins at about 1962. I think this is telling. It is missing the whole period that led up to the reasons the war happened in the first place. Brendan Fraser
[ Begins First Get Happened Information Internet Led Missing Most Period Place Reasons Run Search Telling Think Up Vietnam War Whole]
It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas. Ronald Reagan
[ Christmas Could Country Home How Jungles Many Parking Pave Put Silly Spend Still Stripes Talking Vietnam Whole Will Years]
I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney, and have the chance to work there. Brendan Fraser
[ Chance Opportunity Sydney Travel Vietnam Wanted Work]
Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers. Zack Wamp
[ Americans Families Making Matter May Must Our Patriots Policy Positions Prayers Sacrifices Soldiers Support Taught Thank Thoughts Us Veterans Vietnam Your]
It seems to be that when these communist regimes take over - if you look at the example of Vietnam or Cambodia or Nicaragua - that even in conditions of peace they don't seem to be able to figure out how to support their people, and the human suffering is enormous. John Negroponte
[ Able Cambodia Communist Conditions Enormous Even Example Figure How Human Look Nicaragua Out Over Peace Regimes Seem Seems Suffering Support Take Their These Vietnam]
Senator Albert Gore Sr. was one of the first outspoken critics of the Vietnam War. Peter Jennings
[ Albert Critics First Gore Outspoken Senator Vietnam War]
If the war has faded into history, democracy's defeat in Vietnam has left deep marks in the consciousness of both nations. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ Both Consciousness Deep Defeat Democracy Faded History Into Left Marks Nations Vietnam War]
It's not right to say that our loss in Vietnam turned out to be a gain. But lessons were learned. And they were the right lessons. Tom Clancy
[ Gain Learned Lessons Loss Our Out Right Say Turned Vietnam Were]
I remember being a kid and the Vietnam War was huge and looking at Watergate. David Cross
[ Being Huge Kid Looking Remember Vietnam War Watergate]
After four or five different wars, I grew weary of that work, partly because in an open war, open to coverage, as Vietnam was, it's not that difficult, really. Morley Safer
[ After Because Coverage Different Difficult Five Four Grew Open Partly Really Vietnam War Wars Weary Work]
It is unconscionable that 10,000 boys have died in Vietnam. If 10,000 American women had mind enough they could end the war, if they were committed to the task, even if it meant going to jail. Jeanette Rankin
[ American Boys Committed Could Died End Enough Even Going Had Jail Meant Mind Task Unconscionable Vietnam War Were Women]
I'm happy that I'm alive. I feel like someone coming back from Vietnam, you know; I'm sure that later on I'll start killing people in a square somewhere, but right now, I just feel happy to be alive. Lars von Trier
[ Alive Back Coming Feel Happy Just Killing Know Later Now Right Someone Somewhere Square Start Sure Vietnam]
No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. Richard M. Nixon
[ American Event History Misunderstood More Now Than Then Vietnam War]
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not on the battlefields of Vietnam. Marshall McLuhan
[ America Battlefields Brought Brutality Comfort Into Living Lost Room Rooms Television Vietnam War]
I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy. William Westmoreland War
[ Against Been Believe Credit Deserve Difficult Enemy Given Men Served Uniform Unorthodox Vietnam War]
But although Australia was also involved in the Vietnam conflict, I can remember my dad telling us that if we were in Australia, we wouldn't be drafted until we were 20. Mel Gibson
[ Also Although Australia Conflict Dad Drafted Involved Remember Telling Until Us Vietnam Were]
The friendlies were South Vietnamese women and children, helpless victims in a war they did not understand. John Whitehead
[ Children Did Helpless South Understand Victims Vietnamese War Were Women]
My film is not a movie; it's not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Film Movie Vietnam]
Neither Johnson nor his party nor the government as a whole were willing to raise, train, equip, and then send Vietnam sufficient manpower to do the job. Stephen Ambrose
[ Equip Government His Job Johnson Manpower Neither Nor Party Raise Send Sufficient Then Train Vietnam Were Whole Willing]
I was too young for Korea and too old for Vietnam. Stephen Ambrose
[ Korea Old Too Vietnam Young]
My opposition to the Vietnam War. I was the first Hollywood actor to speak out against it. Robert Vaughn
[ Actor Against First Hollywood Opposition Out Speak Vietnam War]
We should bomb Vietnam back into the stone age. Curtis Lemay
[ Age Back Bomb Into Should Stone Vietnam]
After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder. Vietnam was left to its own devices, drifting along towards its fate. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ After Along America Devices Drifting Fate Left Own Rudder Ship Towards Vietnam Watergate Without]
In 2003, Congress authorized the construction of a visitor center for the Vietnam Memorial to help provide information and educate the public about the memorial and the Vietnam War. Dennis Cardoza
[ Authorized Center Congress Construction Educate Help Information Memorial Provide Public Vietnam Visitor War]
Fonda was neither wrong nor unconscionable in what she said and did in North Vietnam. Tom Hayden
[ Did Fonda Neither Nor North Said She Unconscionable Vietnam Wrong]
As Bill Clinton said so eloquently at the convention, during Vietnam there was a chance to serve; there was a chance not to serve. Mark Shields
[ Bill Chance Clinton Convention During Eloquently Said Serve Vietnam]
I had a lot of fun in Cambodia, much more so in Cambodia than Vietnam. Ed Bradley
[ Cambodia Fun Had Lot More Much Than Vietnam]
Now we have a problem in making our power credible, and Vietnam is the place. John F. Kennedy
[ Credible Making Now Our Place Power Problem Vietnam]
I was so opposed to the war in Vietnam that I initially refused President Nixon's urgings for me to go there. Sammy Davis, Jr.
[ Go Initially Nixon Opposed President Refused Vietnam War]
The US military still blames the media for stories and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam. Bruce Jackson
[ Against American Blames Images Media Military Public Still Stories Turned Us Vietnam War]
It's a weird scene. You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking you about Vietnam and race relations. Vida Blue
[ Asking Baseball Cameras Few Games Men Race Relations Reporters Scene Sudden Surrounded Tv Vietnam Weird Win]
So one important lesson of Vietnam is, the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are the American troops called on to fight it. Their service should be honored. Paul Begala
[ American Called Casualty Fight First Honored Important Lesson Service Should Their Troops Unjust Unwise Vietnam War]
We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country and confront the Viet Cong. William Westmoreland
[ Confront Country Defend Help Moved Their Viet Vietnamese]
I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there. Birch Bayh
[ Able Age Being Congress Die Enough Fortune Good Had Heaped Injustice Lowering Members Old Right Sent Their Them Thought Vietnam Vote Voting Were Where Young]
Hollywood never knew there was a Vietnam War until they made the movie. Jerry Stiller
[ Hollywood Knew Made Movie Never Until Vietnam War]
My solution to the problem would be to tell the North Vietnamese Communists frankly that they've got to drawn in their horns and stop their aggression or we're going to bomb them into the stone age. Curtis Lemay
[ Age Aggression Bomb Communists Drawn Frankly Going Got Horns Into North Problem Solution Stone Stop Tell Their Them Vietnamese Would]
The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man. Ho Chi Minh
[ Aggression Deeply Face Freedom Independence Love Man Peace Risen States United Up Vietnamese]
All the wrong people remember Vietnam. I think all the people who remember it should forget it, and all the people who forgot it should remember it. Michael Herr
[ Forget Forgot Remember Should Think Vietnam Wrong]
It seems to me the American people never really forgave the Democrats for being right about Vietnam. Paul Begala
[ American Being Democrats Forgave Never Really Right Seems Vietnam]
We pretended there was no problem with Agent Orange after Vietnam and later the Pentagon recanted, after untold suffering by veterans. Jim McDermott
[ After Agent Later Orange Pentagon Pretended Problem Suffering Untold Veterans Vietnam]
I was not able to stop or slow down the Vietnam War. Mike Mansfield
[ Able Down Slow Stop Vietnam War]
Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp. We were training those privates to go to Vietnam. R. Lee Ermey
[ Back Corp Go Infiltrate Into Marine Old Peacetime Privates Those Training Vietnam Were Weren]
I'd like President Bush to think maybe there's another way to think, that maybe Kissinger was wrong when he says we had to go in there because he was wrong about Vietnam. F. Murray Abraham
[ Another Because Bush Go Had Kissinger Maybe President Says Think Vietnam Way Wrong]
Because the GIs were sent massively to South Vietnam, maybe it's a good idea to have a broadcast for them. Hanoi Hannah
[ Because Broadcast Gis Good Idea Massively Maybe Sent South Them Vietnam Were]
South Vietnam faces total defeat, and soon. William Colby
[ Defeat Faces Soon South Total Vietnam]
The Vietnamese have a secret weapon. It's their willingness to die beyond our willingness to kill. In effect, they've been saying, You can kill us, but you'll have to kill a lot of us; you may have to kill all of us. And, thank heaven, we are not yet ready to do that. George Wald
[ Been Beyond Die Effect Heaven Kill Lot May Our Ready Saying Secret Thank Their Us Vietnamese Weapon Willingness Yet]
Militarily, we succeeded in Vietnam. We won every engagement we were involved in out there. William Westmoreland
[ Engagement Every Involved Militarily Out Succeeded Vietnam Were Won]
Had there been a reporter along with Lieutenant Calley when he massacred those people in Vietnam, I think that probably wouldn't have happened. Bob Schieffer
[ Along Been Had Happened Lieutenant Probably Reporter Think Those Vietnam]
Vietnam is often called our only uncensored war, but that only means that the government wasn't vetting the pictures and words. Bruce Jackson
[ Called Government Means Often Only Our Pictures Uncensored Vietnam War Words]
When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis to food and medical care - and to the mail. William Westmoreland
[ Care Command Emphasis Food Gave Great Mail Medical Took Vietnam]
Because our homeland and very survival are once more at stake, the American people can't afford to treat this new war against terrorism like they did Vietnam. David Hackworth
[ Afford Against American Because Did Homeland More New Once Our Stake Survival Terrorism Treat Very Vietnam War]
Millions also perished in the Chinese camps, and there have been terrible genocides in Cambodia and Vietnam. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ Also Been Cambodia Camps Chinese Millions Perished Terrible Vietnam]
I went to Vietnam; it was my first assignment as a reporter for the UPI, and I never could get away from the war. Neil Sheehan
[ Assignment Away Could First Get Never Reporter Vietnam War Went]
More than half the combat deaths in Vietnam occurred after Richard Nixon was elected on a promise to bring the war to an end, and after the American people had already decided that they did not want one more soldier to die in Vietnam. Raul Grijalva
[ After Already American Bring Combat Deaths Decided Did Die Elected End Had Half More Nixon Occurred Promise Richard Soldier Than Vietnam Want War]
Under this scientific and moral pressure, the Canadian government conceded publicly that the use of these weapons in Vietnam was, in their view, a contravention of the Geneva Protocol. John Charles Polanyi
[ Canadian Conceded Geneva Government Moral Pressure Protocol Publicly Scientific Their These Under Use Vietnam View Weapons]
By the mid-sixties, the United States had poured more than half a million troops into South Vietnam. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ Had Half Into Million More Poured South States Than Troops United Vietnam]
If John Kerry had a dollar for every time he bragged about serving in Vietnam - oh wait, he does. Ann Coulter
[ Does Dollar Every Had John Kerry Oh Serving Time Vietnam Wait]
I think Operation Smile is in more than 22 countries, mostly Third World. It just happened that my schedule opened up at the time they were heading to Vietnam. Roma Downey
[ Countries Happened Heading Just More Mostly Opened Operation Schedule Smile Than Think Third Time Up Vietnam Were World]
Some people think my father was a spy, because of working for that government agency in Vietnam, but he can't find his car keys, much less keep a national secret. Lauren Graham
[ Agency Because Car Father Find Government His Keep Keys Less Much National Secret Some Spy Think Vietnam Working]
I'm not a pacifist. I was very much for the war against Hitler and I also supported the intervention in Korea, but in this war we went in there to steal Vietnam. Benjamin Spock
[ Against Also Hitler Intervention Korea Much Pacifist Steal Supported Very Vietnam War Went]
We didn't lose Vietnam. We quit Vietnam. Alexander Haig
[ Lose Quit Vietnam]
I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 - in which the government tried to block the The New York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam - that is probably the most important case. Floyd Abrams
[ Block Case Got Government How Important Involved Most New Obtained Papers Pentagon Post Probably Say Secret Study Times Tried Vietnam War Washington Which Would York]
Obviously all of us have thought about Vietnam, particularly in my generation in Australia that were part of conscription and fought there. Our friends came back, forever changed. So there were a lot of questions. Phillip Noyce
[ Australia Back Came Changed Conscription Forever Fought Friends Generation Lot Obviously Our Part Particularly Questions Thought Us Vietnam Were]
When it came to political power, blacks need not apply. Add to this steaming stew the growing tensions over the Vietnam War and the movement for civil rights, and you had plenty of elements to fire the imagination of a novice journalist. Andrea Mitchell
[ Add Apply Blacks Came Civil Elements Fire Growing Had Imagination Journalist Movement Need Novice Over Plenty Political Power Rights Stew Tensions Vietnam War]